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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 1:03 am 
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The World’s Famous Orations, Vol. III: Great Britain - I
byWilliam Jennings Bryan (1860 - 1925) and Francis Whiting Halsey (1851 - 1919)
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In 1906, William Jennings Bryan, himself a famous American orator, and Francis Whiting Halsey published a series of the most famous orations of all time. They are ordered by both geographic area and time period, ranging from Ancient Greece to their contemporary United States. The third, fourth, and fifth volumes of this collection concern British speakers. The speeches contained in this third volume are ordered chronologically. We begin in the year 710 AD with a speech on the Saints, and end this volume in 1777 with the realisation of the impossibility of regaining control over the American colonies. ( Carolin)


    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/worldsfamousorat1906brya
      If you find the text difficult to read, you can refer to this version: http://www.bartleby.com/268/3/ but the dpl must check against the scan. thank you!
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

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    7. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
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    8. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Section [number] of The World’s Famous Orations, Vol. III. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
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      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
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      orations3_##_bryan_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. orations3_01_bryan_128kb.mp3)
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      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      Transfer of files (completed recordings) Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 1:16 am 
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John Milton - Plea for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing

part 1
please read until
The Christian faith, for that was once a schism, is not unknown to have spread all over Asia, ere any Gospel or Epistle was seen in writing. If the amendment of manners be aimed at, look into Italy and Spain, whether those places be one scruple the better, the honester, the wiser, the chaster, since all the inquisitional rigor that hath been executed upon books.

part 2
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Another reason, whereby to make it plain that this order will miss the end it seeks, consider by the quality which ought to be in every licenser. It can not be denied but that he who is made judge to sit upon the birth or death of books, whether they may be wafted into this world or not, had need to be a man above the common measure, both studious, learned, and judicious; there may be else no mean mistakes in the censure of what is passable or not, which is also no mean injury.

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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 4:08 am 
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this project is now ready to go :D

we have completed the greek orations, and have almost completed the ancient romans, and now we move over to old britain. these look like a lot of fun, i hope you will enjoy them!

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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 2:22 pm 

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I should probably let you get "settled in" but I can't resist. May I claim sections 9, 27 and 28.

Many thanks,

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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 7:25 pm 
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Thank you philip! No need for settling, most projects can grrt started as soon as the magic window is all filled in :)

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Post Posted:: September 13th, 2017, 12:25 am 
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off we go to readers wanted :)

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Post Posted:: September 14th, 2017, 8:06 pm 

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I'll claim section 1. This is also my first recording. If it's okay, I'd like to appear by name. Just list me as "Gordon Mott".


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Post Posted:: September 14th, 2017, 10:22 pm 
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Grest, thank you gordon!

I have signed you up, your personal catalog page is here https://librivox.org/reader/11970

You can get started right away :D

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Post Posted:: September 18th, 2017, 11:35 am 

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Posted.

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/orations3_01_bryan_128kb.mp3


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Post Posted:: September 19th, 2017, 12:54 am 
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thank you! how long is the recording (mm:ss)? please remember to always post the duration of a recording along with the link when you post a file :) thank you!

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Post Posted:: September 19th, 2017, 3:13 am 

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Carolin wrote:
thank you! how long is the recording (mm:ss)? please remember to always post the duration of a recording along with the link when you post a file :) thank you!


Recording is 3:44 in length. Sorry about that.


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Post Posted:: September 19th, 2017, 5:00 pm 

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Hi Carolin ( and Welcome Gordon!),
The PL for Section 1 is complete. It is PL OK. Could you please change the Section 1 Line Item in the MW to PL OK for me as I do not have MW access for this project.

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Post Posted:: September 19th, 2017, 5:53 pm 

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Carolin:

Attached is the link to Section 27. Running time is 5:45.

Many thanks,

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Post Posted:: September 19th, 2017, 10:36 pm 
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gordonmott wrote:
Carolin wrote:
thank you! how long is the recording (mm:ss)? please remember to always post the duration of a recording along with the link when you post a file :) thank you!


Recording is 3:44 in length. Sorry about that.


Hi gordon, i noticed the discrepancy between the length of the recording and the word count, and it turns out you are missing the first two pages of the oration. Could you please have a look at this and see if you can add those? Thank you! :)

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Post Posted:: September 19th, 2017, 10:38 pm 
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And thank you philip and betsy!

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